Michael Hosford has been promoted to Steep/Mill/Feed Division superintendent at Grain Processing Corporation (GPC). He worked at GPC in 2005 as an engineering co-op, and after graduation joined the company at its Muscatine, Iowa, plant as a division engineer in the Starch Department. Michael transferred to the Washington Plant Starch/MALTRIN Department in 2010 and most recently held the position of department superintendent. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Purdue University.
Jordan Flynn joined the company as a shift lab analyst.
She recently worked in the lab at GPC as a temp and also worked several summers with the summer help program. She is a graduate of the University of Southern Indiana with a B.S. in nutrition.
Nate Vrolijk began his career at GPC as alcohol division engineer at the Muscatine, Iowa, plant in 2011. He transferred to the Washington plant in 2013 and was recently promoted to alcohol department superintendent. Nate is a graduate of Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering.
Grain Processing Corporation is a major manufacturer of grain neutral spirits, food and pharmaceutical starches, industrial starches, maltodextrins and corn syrup solids, specialty products, and feed ingredients. The company, a subsidiary of Kent Corporation, markets its products worldwide.
Kent Corporation is a diversified family owned corporation with subsidiary companies developing science and nutrition-based finished food products, food and beverage ingredients, pharmaceutical and personal care applications, animal nutrition and companion animal products. In addition to GPC, the subsidiary companies consist of Kent Nutrition Group, Kent Pet Group, headquartered in Muscatine, Iowa, and Kent Precision Foods Group headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. www.kentww.com